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Hooke, Robert

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  • Hooke,Robert — Hooke (ho͝ok), Robert. 1635 1703. English physicist, inventor, and mathematician who formulated the theory of planetary movement. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hooke, Robert — born July 18, 1635, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Eng. died March 3, 1703, London English physicist. From 1665 he taught at Oxford University. His achievements and theories were bewilderingly diverse. His important law of elasticity, known as Hooke… …   Universalium

  • Hooke , Robert — (1635–1703) English physicist Hooke, whose father was a clergyman from Freshwater on the Isle of Wight, was educated at Oxford University. While at Oxford he acted as assistant to Robert Boyle, constructing the air pump for him. In 1662 Boyle… …   Scientists

  • Hooke, Robert — SUBJECT AREA: Horology, Mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic engineering [br] b. 18 July 1635 Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England d. 3 March 1703 London, England [br] English physicist, astronomer and mechanician. [br] Son of Revd John Hooke,… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Hooke, Robert — ► (1635 1703) Físico inglés. Descubrió la quinta estrella de la constelación de Orión (1664) y que podía medirse la fuerza gravitatoria con un péndulo. * * * (18 jul. 1635, Freshwater, isla de Wight, Inglaterra–3 mar. 1703, Londres). Físico… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • HOOKE, ROBERT —    natural philosopher, born at Freshwater, Isle of Wight; was associated with Boyle in the construction of the air pump, and in 1665 became professor of Geometry in Gresham College, London; was a man of remarkable inventiveness, and quick to… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Robert Hooke — Représentation d artiste de Robert Hooke. Aucun portrait contemporain authentifié de Robert Hooke n est connu. Naissance 18 juillet 1635 Freshwater, Île de Wight (Angleterre) Décès 3 mars 1703 Londres ( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Robert Hooke — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Robert Hooke Supuesto retrato de Hooke. Nacimiento 18 de julio …   Wikipedia Español

  • HOOKE (R.) — HOOKE ROBERT (1635 1702) Savant anglais qui fut l’un des esprits les plus féconds du XVIIe siècle. Élève à Oxford, Robert Hooke attire, par sa remarquable dextérité et son esprit inventif, l’attention de Robert Boyle qui l’engage comme assistant… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hooke — may refer to:* Hooke (lunar crater) * Hooke, Dorset, England ** River Hooke, nearby watercourse * 3514 Hooke, asteroid Persons with the surname Hooke * Robert Hooke (1635–1703), English natural philosopher who discovered Hooke s law * Samuel… …   Wikipedia

  • Hooke's law — hu̇ks n a statement in physics: the stress within an elastic solid up to the elastic limit is proportional to the strain responsible for it Hooke Robert (1635 1703) British physicist. Hooke was an outstanding scientist who did research in a great …   Medical dictionary

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